Red Velvet Cupcakes


These Southern delights are famous for their red colour and are a sweet treat anytime of the year.

-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL 24 cupcakes
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 cups Mazola® Corn, Canola OR Vegetable Oil
1 cup buttermilk (at room temperature)
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 bottle (1 ounce) food colouring, red
1 teaspoon white vinegar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Frosting, for spreading
Sprinkles, coloured sugars, candies, nonpareils, fresh berries, chopped nuts, etc. for garnish

Preheat oven to 350°F.   Line 24 muffin cups with baking cups; set aside.

Mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl of electric mixer. 

Whisk together oil, buttermilk, eggs, food colouring, vinegar and vanilla in medium bowl until thoroughly mixed.  Add wet ingredients to dry, mixing well, until smooth and thoroughly combined.  Distribute cake batter evenly into cups of prepared pans, filling each 2/3 full. 

Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool 8 to 10 minutes in pan.  Remove cupcakes from pans; cool completely.  Frost and garnish each cupcake as desired.

Total Time
Cool Time 30 minutes
Bake Time 25 minutes

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